Apple recently gave iTunes users something they didn’t want for free: a new U2 album. Reactions have ranged from “who the hell is U2?” to “who the hell is U2 and why is this on my phone?” The move has also spawned countless jokes, including the Photoshopped image above. Yes, despite looking plausible enough, it’s yet another fake.
Twitter user JamieDMJ posted this vintage ad for Walkmans (Walkmen?) that promised a free U2 cassette with every purchase. “Exactly how long have U2 been forcing their music on us for?!” reads the tweet.